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Medical Advisory #418: Koate DVI Shipments on Hold

July 8, 2016

Kedrion Biopharma has announced that it is placing a voluntary, temporary hold on future shipments of Koate DVI. It does not expect any new shipments to go out until September 2016. If you are currently using Koate DVI, you should contact your healthcare provider to discuss alternate options for treatment until supply is available.

 

PHYSICIANS: Please distribute this information to all providers in your area who treat patients with hemophilia.

CHAPTERS: Please distribute this information to your membership.

 

Please sign up for the Patient Notification System (PNS) to be notified directly about the latest recall or withdrawal of recombinant and plasma products. The system is confidential and time sensitive. It is administered by an independent third-party organization and is free of charge.

To enroll in PNS, please call 1.888.UPDATE-U (1.888.873.2838) or visit: http://www.patientnotificationsystem.org

 

This material is provided for your general information only. NHF does not give medical advice or engage in the practice of medicine. NHF under no circumstances recommends treatment for specific individuals and in all cases recommends that you consult your physician or local hemophilia treatment center before pursuing any course of treatment.